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Broadacre cropping in the Territory webinar

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Broadacre cropping in the Territory webinar

Our upcoming webinar will present an update on the Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) broadacre cropping project.

COVID-19 financial report released

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COVID-19 financial report released

The Northern Territory Government has today released the COVID-19 financial report. The report shows the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the budget position.

Finding oscar

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Finding oscar

Earlier this year, staff from our Fisheries Division conducted site inspections at Durack lake after an oscar (a non-native ornamental aquarium) fish was caught and released by an angler.

Reaching new heights with Australian Space Agency MoU

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Reaching new heights with Australian Space Agency MoU

The Territory is another step closer to being a key player in the trillion dollar space industry with the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Australian Space Agency.

2020 NT Training Award finalists announced

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2020 NT Training Award finalists announced

The 2020 Northern Territory Training Awards finalists have been announced, celebrating excellence in the Territory’s vocational education and training (VET) sector.

Spicing up the North webinar

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Spicing up the North webinar

This week’s webinar will focus on growing high value condiment crops in Northern Australia.

Proposed Nolans Project rare earths mine milestone

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Proposed Nolans Project rare earths mine milestone

The Northern Territory Government has offered the grant of mineral leases to Australian company Arafura Rare Earths Pty Ltd, paving the way for its proposed Nolans rare earths mine and processing plant in Central Australia.

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Welcome back to the Territory

Welcome back to the Territory - the answer that Australians were looking for, to escape to warmer climes, explore stunning landscapes or experience Aboriginal culture.

Fall armyworm pest management

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Fall armyworm pest management

The crop destroying exotic plant pest, fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda), was detected in a pheromone trap located at Katherine Research Station in March 2020.

Educating students on sustainable fishing

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Educating students on sustainable fishing

As part of Science Week 2020, the Department of Primary Industry and Resources (DPIR) Fisheries Division delivered a webinar to students from Katherine’s School of the Air.